BMP Medical LTD, 107 Liverpool Road, Birkdale, Southport.
BMP Medical LTD in 107 Liverpool Road, Birkdale, Southport is a Doctors/GP, Mobile doctor and Phone/online advice specialising in the provision of services relating to services for everyone, transport services, triage and medical advice provided remotely and treatment of disease, disorder or injury. The last inspection date here was 13th November 2018
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26th September 2018 - During a routine inspection
We carried out an announced comprehensive inspection on 26 September to ask the service the following key questions; Are services safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led?
Our findings were:
Are services safe?
We found that this service was not providing safe care in accordance with the relevant regulations.
Are services effective?
We found that this service was providing effective care in accordance with the relevant regulations.
Are services caring?
We found that this service was providing caring services in accordance with the relevant regulations.
Are services responsive?
We found that this service was providing responsive care in accordance with the relevant regulations.
Are services well-led?
We found that this service was providing well-led care in accordance with the relevant regulations.
We carried out this inspection under Section 60 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 as part of our regulatory functions. This inspection was planned to check whether the service was meeting the legal requirements and regulations associated with the Health and Social Care Act 2008.
The service is a private GP service providing care for patients in their own home, seven days a week. The service had been operating for 18 months and had approximately 300 patients. The service had also provided slimming advice and treatment. However, we were informed prior to the inspection, that uptake of this service had been low and had only two patients had used the service in the past month. On the day of the inspection, we were informed the slimming service had been withdrawn.
This service is registered with CQC under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 in respect of some, but not all, of the services it provides. There are some exemptions from regulation by CQC which relate to particular types of service and these are set out in Schedule 2 of The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014. At BMP Medical Ltd, services are provided to patients under arrangements made by their employer with whom the servicer user holds a policy. These types of arrangements are exempt by law from CQC regulation. Therefore, at BMP Medical Ltd, we were only able to inspect the services which are not arranged for patients by their employers.
Our key findings were:
We identified regulations that were not being met and the provider must:
There were areas that the provider could make improvements and should: